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Monica Bellucci: I have immense respect for Shah Rukh Khan

Spectre star Monica Bellucci met Shah Rukh once in Morocco and became a fan. The Bond woman is ready for a turn in Bollywood though she can’t sing or dance.

hollywood Updated: Nov 03, 2015 15:27 IST
Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci poses for photographers on the red carpet at the regional premiere of the latest James Bond film, Spectre.(AP)

Italian actor Monica Bellucci, who is all set to play the Bond girl in Spectre, is impressed with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan whom she met in Morocco. When asked whether she would like to work in Bollywood, the 51-year-old star said, “Ah, Bollywood, I can’t say anything. I can’t sing. I can’t dance. But, I met Shah Rukh Khan once in Morocco and he is a really kind hearted man. I am glad that I met him and I have an immense respect for him.”

Shah Rukh Khan with Bellucci at the Marrakech Film Festival in 2012.

Bellucci feels Bollywood films are entertaining and Indian cinema is doing well. “Bollywood has many talented and good directors and in today’s time and Indian cinema is doing really good. There’s something different happening out there,” she said at the world premiere of the movie in London recently.

Spectre, the 24th James Bond film from Albert R Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, is set for release in India on November 20, 2015 in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu.